Europêche and NGOs join forces on modern, effective and simplified EU fisheries control rules
Europêche and environmental NGOs are in agreement on the need for effective European control rules

Europêche and NGOs join forces on modern, effective and simplified EU fisheries control rules

With the ongoing revision of the EU fisheries control system, Euopean fishing industry association Europêche and the EU IUU Coalition have released a joint statement addressed to EU decision makers,…

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EFCA supports Cyprus with fisheries surveillance
Air support has been supplied by EFCA and other agencies to monitor the Cypriot EEZ. Image: EFCA

EFCA supports Cyprus with fisheries surveillance

The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) provided additional operational support as requested by Cyprus as part of of the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Joint Deployment Plan (JDP). The JDPs are…

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Sanford welcomes camera announcement
Sanford fishing vessel San Rakaia. The company welcomes government support for cameras on board. Image: Sanford

Sanford welcomes camera announcement

New Zealand’s largest seafood company Sanford has welcomed the announcement by the Fisheries Minister of multi-party Government support for cameras on fishing vessels. Sanford’s outgoing CEO Volker Kuntzsch stated that…

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Satlink aims to train observers in electronic monitoring analysis
Satlink is offering training for on-board observers in fisheries monitoring using data captured by on-board observation systems. Image: Satlink

Satlink aims to train observers in electronic monitoring analysis

As some Regional Fisheries Organisations, such as the Western and Central Pacific Commission (WCPFC), have suspended the placement of observers on purse seine vessels due to COVID-19 health concerns, disrupting…

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Solomon Islands opt for Satlink technology
Satlink systems will be used to monitor longline fisheries on behalf of the Solomon Islands’ Government. Image: Satlink

Solomon Islands opt for Satlink technology

The Solomon Islands’ Government has selected technology developed by Spanish engineering company Satlink, to better monitor and manage fishing activity on longline vessels. By adopting this electronic monitoring technology, this…

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Agreement struck for better monitoring of pelagic fish stocks
European fishmeal producers have welcomed the agreement struck between the European Union, Norway and the Faroe Islands on monitoring, control and surveillance of shared pelagic stocks

Agreement struck for better monitoring of pelagic fish stocks

The European Union, Norway and the Faroe Islands reached a coastal states agreement for the monitoring, control and surveillance (MSC) of shared pelagic stocks fisheries in the North-East Atlantic; mackerel,…

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Fine fishing for saithe on home grounds

The seasonal fishing off the south-west of Iceland has been excellent and HB Grandi’s fresher trawlers have been making good landings. The emphasis has been on fishing good-quality spring season saithe, and this has been going well this trip, according to Viðey’s skipper Kristján Gíslason.

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